News

The Texas Oyster Industry Is Now a Shell of Its Former Self

Texas oyster reefs are under threat, and so are local fishermen’s livelihoods and way of life.

04/24/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Peaceful Resort

Southern Comfort in South Carolina

Oysters, golf and serenity in America's lowcountry.

12/20/2017 By Bill Wiatrak

Happy Hour Guide

Better by the Dozen: The Cheapest (Good) Oysters in Houston

Oysters for a buck or less are one of the greatest Gulf Coast privileges of them all.

12/28/2016 By Alice Levitt

Postcards From Beyond the Beltway

Best of the Burbs: Come Out to Sugar Land

Take in America’s favorite pastime at the Goldilocks of ballparks.

05/31/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Along the Briny Beach

This Weekend Only in San Leon: $20 All-You-Can-Eat Oysters

Celebrate the end of oysters season in a truly Texan way: by devouring every last one.

04/27/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

The World is Your Oyster

Happy Hour of the Week: The Oyster Apocalypse at Prohibition Supperclub & Bar

What may sound like a sci-fi shellfish horror film is actually Monday's best happy hour.

03/24/2016 By Megha Tejpal

The Best Coast

The Houstonian’s Essential Guide to Gulf Seafood

From fresh shrimp and oysters to blue crabs and golden tilefish, we have it all here in Houstonia. Here's where to find the best seafood on the best coast.

03/01/2016 By Houstonia Staff

Seafood

Cooked to Oyster

There’s a bright side for bivalve buffs who’d rather not eat oysters raw.

03/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Seafood

Get the Good Kind of Raw Deals on Gulf Oysters

Want cheap and cheerful? Bottles of bubbly? We’ve got the right oyster bar for every personality.

03/01/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Happy Hour Holley-day

Happy Hour of the Week: Holley's Seafood Restaurant & Oyster Bar

Fried oysters, Thai curry mussels, and so much more for under $10 during happy hour in the oyster bar.

02/11/2016 By Megha Tejpal

Editor's Picks

Raw Deals: Houston's 9 Best Oyster Bars

Tis the season to indulge in oysters.

01/12/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Seafood

At SaltAir and Black & White, the Party Is Just Getting Started

Two inventive seafood spots, both serving up a good time.

11/29/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Let's Get Lunch

Bramble Is Now Serving Lunch—and $1 Oysters

Mondays just got a lot better.

10/12/2015 By Jenn Nguyen

Cheap Date

Happy Hour of the Week: Prohibition Supperclub & Bar

Extended hours on Mondays and Thursdays pack in the crowds at Prohibition even when there's not a show.

08/21/2015 Photography by Katharine Shilcutt

On the half shell

Star Ingredient of the Season: Oysters

Oysters Añejo put a bold, Tex-Mex spin on a summer seafood staple.

08/05/2015 By Megha Tejpal

Cheap Dates

Happy Hour of the Week: Julep

Attention, oyster lovers.

07/23/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Slurp It Up

Oyster Alert: Julep Brings In Rare Belon Bivalves

One of the world's best—and rarest—oysters makes a special appearance today at Julep.

04/16/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Pearls of the Ocean

Consider the Chargrilled Oyster

Oysters—raw or grilled—are all the rage right now. Here's where to get your fill.

04/06/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best of Houstonia

100 Things Every Houstonian Must Do

Presenting your local bucket list: 100 things that simply must be done if you’re to experience the unique seductiveness that is Houston.

10/29/2014 By Houstonia Staff

Food, Glorious Food!

The Food Lovers Guide to Houston

The finest grocers, farmers markets, fruit stands, meat markets, charcutiers, seafood counters, bakers, cheese mongers, and every other monger in every corner of this great city.

03/03/2014 By Robb Walsh and Katharine Shilcutt